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AHIMA: ICD-10 delay is bad for health care

The federal government recently proposed a rule that would delay the deadline to transition to ICD-10 codes by one year. Some groups say that’s not enough time to let healthcare organizations prepare for the change – but others say a one-year delay is too long. 

Despite delay, providers warned not to pause ICD-10 transition

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently announced that the dreaded deadline for implementing new ICD-10 codes will be pushed back one year. But that doesn’t mean organizations should take a year off from planning and implementation, experts say.

5 ICD-10 tasks providers should have finished by now

Recent reports have shown that many healthcare facilities have fallen behind in getting ready for ICD-10 implementations. But what tasks should providers be completing around this time?